- About this Journal ·
- Abstracting and Indexing ·
- Aims and Scope ·
- Article Processing Charges ·
- Author Guidelines ·
- Bibliographic Information ·
- Citations to this Journal ·
- Contact Information ·
- Editorial Board ·
- Editorial Workflow ·
- Free eTOC Alerts ·
- Publication Ethics ·
- Recently Accepted Articles ·
- Reviewers Acknowledgment ·
- Submit a Manuscript ·
- Subscription Information ·
- Table of Contents
Journal of Obesity
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 573928, 9 pages
Reaching Perinatal Women Online: The Healthy You, Healthy Baby Website and App
1School of Dentistry, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
2School of Exercise and Health Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA 6027, Australia
3Child Health Promotion Research Centre, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA 6027, Australia
4Health Promotion Evaluation Unit, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
Received 16 October 2013; Revised 9 February 2014; Accepted 16 March 2014; Published 28 April 2014
Academic Editor: Claire Stocker
Copyright © 2014 Lydia Hearn et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
- B. H. Wrotniak, J. Shults, S. Butts, and N. Stettler, “Gestational weight gain and risk of overweight in the offspring at age 7 y in a multicenter, multiethnic cohort study,” The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 87, no. 6, pp. 1818–1824, 2008.
- L. Schack-Nielsen, K. F. Michaelsen, M. Gamborg, E. L. Mortensen, and T. I. A. Sørensen, “Gestational weight gain in relation to offspring body mass index and obesity from infancy through adulthood,” International Journal of Obesity, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 67–74, 2010.
- L. Poston, “Gestational weight gain: influences on the long-term health of the child,” Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 252–257, 2012.
- H. David McIntyre, K. S. Gibbons, V. J. Flenady, and L. K. Callaway, “Overweight and obesity in Australian mothers: epidemic or endemic?” Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 196, no. 3, pp. 184–188, 2012.
- J. M. Dodd, R. M. Grivell, A.-M. Nguyen, A. Chan, and J. S. Robinson, “Maternal and perinatal health outcomes by body mass index category,” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 136–140, 2011.
- I. Nehring, S. Schmoll, A. Beyerlein, H. Hauner, and R. von Kries, “Gestational weight gain and long-term postpartum weight retention: a meta-analysis,” The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 94, no. 5, pp. 1225–1231, 2011.
- Department of Health and Ageing, Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey—Main Findings, Canberra, Australia, 2008.
- A. MacFarlane, V. Cleland, D. Crawford, K. Campbell, and A. Timperio, “Longitudinal examination of the family food environment and weight status among children,” International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 343–352, 2009.
- A. Dobson, D. McLaughlin, D. Vagenas, and K. Y. Wong, “Why are death rates higher in rural areas? Evidence from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health,” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 624–628, 2010.
- S. Thangaratinam, E. Rogozinska, K. Jolly, et al., “Effects of interventions in pregnancy on maternal weight and obstetric outcomes: meta-analysis of randomised evidence,” British Medical Journal, vol. 344, article e2088, 2012.
- I. Streuling, A. Beyerlein, and R. von Kries, “Can gestational weight gain be modified by increasing physical activity and diet counseling? A meta-analysis of interventional trials,” The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 92, no. 4, pp. 678–687, 2010.
- P. van der Pligt, K. Campbell, J. Willcox, J. Opie, and E. Denney-Wilson, “Opportunities for primary and secondary prevention of excess gestational weight gain: general Practitioners' perspectives,” BMC Family Practice, vol. 12, article 124, 2011.
- J. Willcox, K. J. Campbell, P. van der Pligt, et al., “Excess gestational weight gain: an exploration of midwives' views and practice,” BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 12, article 102, 2012.
- C. Jones, S. Burns, P. Howat, J. Jancey, A. McManus, and O. Carter, “Playgroups as a setting for nutrition and physical activity interventions for mothers with young children: exploratory qualitative findings,” Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 92–98, 2010.
- B. M. Lagan, M. Sinclair, and W. G. Kernohan, “A web-based survey of midwives' perceptions of women using the Internet in pregnancy: a global phenomenon,” Midwifery, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 273–281, 2011.
- B. M. Lagan, M. Sinclair, and W. George Kernohan, “Internet use in pregnancy informs women's decision making: a web-based survey,” Birth, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 106–115, 2010.
- M. Larsson, “A descriptive study of the use of the internet by women seeking pregnancy-related information,” Midwifery, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 14–20, 2009.
- A. M. Romano, “A changing landscape: implications of pregnant women's internet use for childbirth educators,” The Journal of Perinatal Education, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 18–24, 2007.
- L. Wen, C. Rissel, L. A. Baur, E. Lee, and J. M. Simpson, “Who is NOT likely to access the Internet for health information? Findings for first-time mothers in south west Sydney, Australia,” International Journal of Medical Informatics, vol. 80, pp. 406–411, 2011.
- G. A. Cowie, S. Hill, and P. Robinson, “Using an online service for breastfeeding support: what mothers want to discuss,” Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 113–118, 2011.
- B. T. McDaniel, S. M. Coyne, and E. K. Holmes, “New mothers and media use: associations between blogging, social networking, and maternal well-being,” Maternal and Child Health Journal, vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 1509–1517, 2012.
- C. Madge and H. O'Connor, “Parenting gone wired: empowerment of new mothers on the internet?” Social and Cultural Geography, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 199–220, 2006.
- A. J. Gagnon and J. Sandall, “Individual or group antenatal education for childbirth or parenthood, or both,” Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, no. 3, p. CD002869, 2007.
- B. M. Lagan, M. Sinclair, and W. G. Kernohan, “What is the impact of the internet on decision-making in pregnancy? A global study,” Birth, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 336–345, 2011.
- Neilsen, “The Australian online consumer landscape,” 2012.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics, “Household use of information,” Canberra, Australia, 2012.
- L. Plantin and K. Daneback, “Parenthood, information and support on the internet. A literature review of research on parents and professionals online,” BMC Family Practice, vol. 10, article 34, no. 1, 2009.
- A. Papadaki and J. A. Scott, “Process evaluation of an innovative healthy eating website promoting the Mediterranean diet,” Health Education Research, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 206–218, 2006.
- S. M. Noar, N. G. Harrington, S. K. van Stee, and R. S. Aldrich, “Tailored health communication to change lifestyle behaviors,” The Amercian Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, vol. 5, pp. 112–122, 2011.
- V. Rideout, U. Foeher, and D. Roberts, “Generation M2: media in the lives of 8- to 18- years-olds,” 2010, http://www.kff.org/entmedia/upload/8010.pdf.
- J. West, P. C. Hall, C. L. Hanson, M. D. Barnes, C. Giraud-Carrier, and J. Barrett, “There's an app for that: content analysis of paid health and fitness apps,” Journal of Medical Internet Research, vol. 14, no. 3, article e72, 2012.
- T. L. Webb, J. Joseph, L. Yardley, and S. Michie, “Using the Internet to promote health behavior change: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the impact of theoretical basis, use of behavior change techniques, and mode of delivery on efficacy,” Journal of Medical Internet Research, vol. 12, no. 1, article e4, 2010.
- B. Cugelman, M. Thelwall, and P. Dawes, “Online interventions for social marketing health behavior change campaigns: a meta-analysis of psychological architectures and adherence factors,” Journal of Medical Internet Research, vol. 13, no. 1, article e17, 2011.
- M. L. A. Lustria, J. Cortese, S. M. Noar, and R. L. Glueckauf, “Computer-tailored health interventions delivered over the web: review and analysis of key components,” Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 74, no. 2, pp. 156–173, 2009.
- L. Hearn, M. Miller, and A. Fletcher, “Online healthy lifestyle support in the perinatal period: what do women want and do they use it?” Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 313–318, 2013.
- B. S. Fjeldsoe, Y. D. Miller, and A. L. Marshall, “MobileMums: a randomized controlled trial of an SMS-based physical activity intervention,” Annals of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 101–111, 2010.
- R. A. Jones, N. Price, A. D. Okely, and L. Lockyer, “Developing an online program to prevent obesity in preschool-aged children: what do parents recommend?” Nutrition and Dietetics, vol. 66, no. 3, pp. 151–157, 2009.
- J. A. Diaz, R. A. Griffith, J. J. Ng, S. E. Reinert, P. D. Friedmann, and A. W. Moulton, “Patients' use of the Internet for medical information,” Journal of General Internal Medicine, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 180–185, 2002.
- A. Oppenheim, Questionnaire Design and Attitude Measurement, Continuum, London, UK, 2000.
- P. M. Boynton and T. Greenhalgh, “Hands-on guide to questionnaire research: selecting, designing, and developing your questionnaire,” British Medical Journal, vol. 328, no. 7451, pp. 1312–1315, 2004.
- C. Kuhlthau, Ed., A Process Approach to Library and Information Services, Ablex, Norwood, NJ, USA, 1993.
- A. Joyce and M. Hutchinson, “Western Australia's mothers and babies, 2010: twenty-eighth annual report of the Western Australian midwives notification system,” Tech. Rep., Department of Health, Western Australia. Mothers and Babies, 2012.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics, “Census of population and housing: socioeconomic indexes for areas (SEIFA),” Tech. Rep. 2033.0.55.001, Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Canberra, Australia, 2006.
- C. M. Olson, “Tracking of food choices across the transition to motherhood,” Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 129–136, 2005.
- L. Hearn and M. Miller, “SCOPE childhood obesity prevention project bridges the policy/practice gap,” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 37, no. 3, p. 293, 2013.